Details for Leinweber Building

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5325003068


Marker Number 3068
Atlas Number 5325003068
Marker Title Leinweber Building
Index Entry Leinweber Building
City Hondo
County Medina
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 486233
UTM Northing 3246662
Subject Codes buildings; commercial buildings; Classical Revival (architectural style); design and construction; Business topics, general; Romanesque/Richardsonian Romanesque (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1986
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location M Street on downtown plaza, Highway 90, Hondo.
Marker Size 12" x 16" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text Built in 1907 for Ernest Roland Leinweber (1869-1922), a prominent Hondo businessman, this three-story commercial building was constructed by prolific South Texas contractor Gus Birkner, who also participated in the construction of the Texas State Capitol. Built with locally produced brick, the structure features some influences of. Classical and Romanesque styles of architecture. The Hondo landmark has housed a variety of professional and commercial offices. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1986

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